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  1. Theocracy
  2. Zoroastrianism
  3. Universalizing religion, proselytic religion
  4. Christianity
  5. Shintoism
  1. a a political unit governed by a deity (or by officials thought to be divinely guided)
  2. b It is said to be the way of god. It is the native religion of Japan and was once its state religion, combining elements of Buddhism and local religions (a syncretic religion). It involves the worship of kami (a god). It was very popular prior to WWII, but has lost much of its dominance and importance in Japanese culture.
  3. c is a monotheistic religion centered on the life and teachings of Jesus of Nazareth as presented in the New Testament of the Bible. It is the most popular religion in the world (>1.3 billion); three denominations (branches) - orthodox (oldest), catholic (largest with the richest bureaucracy of all religions), protestant (newest); landscape contains churches and cathedrals; use the most land for their dead (cemeteries).
  4. d system of religion founded in Persia in the 6th century BC by Zoroaster; set forth in the Zend-Avesta; based on concept of struggle between light (good) and dark (evil)
  5. e a religion in which the followers attempt to appeal to all people, and actively seek concerts wherever they may live in the world, not just to those of one culture or location. There are three religions that practice this - they are Christianity, Islam, and Buddhism. To proselytize is to try to convert another person to your religion. .

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The rebirth a soul in a new body
  2. A religion with a rather concentrated distribution whose principles are likely to be based on the physical characteristics of the particular location where its adherents are located; most religions start off as an ethnic religion.
  3. This is the belief that humans should be based on facts and not religious beliefs. This is important to HG because this has caused conflicts in a lot of different places including politics.
  4. religion founded by Lao-Tsu and based on his book titles "Book of the Way"; focused on proper political rule and on the oneness of humanity and nature.
  5. the boundaries between the world's major faiths, such as Christianity, Muslim, and Buddhism. / describes the boundaries within a major religion

5 True/False Questions

  1. MormonismThis is the range of traditional beliefs and practices that claim the ability to cure, heal, and cause pain to people.


  2. Syncretic religionseparate religions that combine into a new religion; often borrow from the pat and the present.


  3. JudaismA religion and philosophy originating in ancient India. Stresses spiritual independence and equality throughout all life.


  4. Sacred spaceplace or space people infuse with religious meaning


  5. Enclave/exclaveEnclave is an area belonging to another country but surrounded by one other country / Exclave is a part of one country not attached to the rest of itself


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